iPhone 11 Hidden feature: Audio Zoom

Recording a subject talking in a crowded environment can be tricky. But the Phone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro now have a new feature that can help you “focus” your device’s microphones for clearer audio. A similar feature first popped up on Samsung devices but is now in Apple’s latest handsets.

The feature is, appropriately, called Audio Zoom. And it works about the way you expect. If you zoom in on a subject, the iPhone will “focus” the microphones on that subject while “blurring” out noise from other directions. It apparently works on everything from people talking to machines making noise.


Galaxy S20: How to use Camera

Meet Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra. All three S20 models have a feature that Samsung calls Space Zoom. It’s a fancy name for the S20’s impressive hybrid optic zoom. The Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus can zoom up to 30x, while the Ultra can go up to 100x.  Use the different levels by opening […]